U.S. Air Force http://redriverradio.org en Civil Air Patrol's Texas Wing set for first disaster drill in Nacogdoches http://redriverradio.org/post/civil-air-patrols-texas-wing-set-first-disaster-drill-nacogdoches <p>The Texas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol will undergo its semiannual evaluation this weekend by the U.S. Air Force. For the first time, this exercise will be carried out at the Texas Wing’s new headquarters in Nacogdoches, Texas. Capt. David McCollum of Spring, Texas, said the Air Force will evaluate the Texas Wing’s search and rescue response and a how it functions in a natural disaster scenario. He estimates about 70 members of the Civil Air Patrol will participate in the mock drill.</p><p></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 15:22:32 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 27724 at http://redriverradio.org Civil Air Patrol's Texas Wing set for first disaster drill in Nacogdoches History Matters: A generational connection to the U.S. Air Force's 4th Fighter Group http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-generational-connection-us-air-forces-4th-fighter-group <p>Commentator Gary Joiner&nbsp;salutes airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing, and&nbsp;explains how his&nbsp;career pursuit was shaped by&nbsp;World War II&nbsp;pilots.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 14:46:48 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 10217 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: A generational connection to the U.S. Air Force's 4th Fighter Group